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Vamp It Up with this Great Vampire Makeup Tutorial

[ 1 ] October 13, 2012 |

Ms. JJ is giving us Vampire REALNESS with this great Vampire inspired makeup tutorial for dark skinned ladies!  I love that she kept the eyes light.  It makes the look very wearable.  As a black woman, I know that a dark, almost black lipstick paired with the kind of dark eye makeup you usually see […]

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Tangerine: What I Think about one of the Year’s Hottest Colors on Black Girls

[ 0 ] August 9, 2012 |

Allure Magazine reported that Tangerine was one of the 10 colors we’d want to have for 2012.  I think it looks amazing on black women.  It’s bright and bold.  There was a ton of it in the stores this spring and summer.  From shoes, to cardigans, to handbags…Tangerine has been a great pop of color. […]

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Great Autumn Glam Makeup Tutorial from U Love Megz

[ 0 ] August 9, 2012 |

Love, love, love this bright and glittery tutorial. The gold tones are doing it for me. I love pure golds on black skin.  Key to the look is the gold on the lower lid.  It’s a very glam look so lashes are a must. Check out ULoveMegz Channel for more great makeup tutorials. Products she’s […]

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Video: Kelly Rowland Makeup Tutorial from ScandalousBeauty

[ 6 ] July 15, 2011 |

I heart MAC Woodwinked.  I think it’s a great color for any skin tone!  ScandalousBeauty has some great tutorials.  Make sure you check out her YouTube Channel.

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I’m in love with Maybelline Color Sensational in Nearly There

[ 10 ] July 13, 2011 |

Can you love a lipstick you haven’t seen on your lips?  I hope so. I’m staring at the photo dark-skinned of Jessica White for the new ad for Maybelline’s Color Sensational lip color.  The color is called “Nearly There” and it just may be the perfect nude lip color for a black girl like me.  […]

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Video Tutorial from Holmique: Natural Glamour Look

[ 3 ] May 18, 2011 |

Love this Jennifer Hudson inspired makeup tutorial from Mo.  Fierce Natural Glamour!  Work, Sis.  This girl has cheekbones for Days!!  You’ll definitely want to subscribe to her YouTube videos.

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Psychology Today Blogger Says Research Shows Black Women Less Attractive

[ 12 ] May 18, 2011 |

Pure BS!  I’m sure you ladies heard about the blogger over at Psychology Today who had the audacity to try to pass his racial bias off as science.  The title of the blog post is “Why Are Black Women Less Physically Attractive Than Other Women? Why black women, but not black men?”. Psychology Today has […]

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Eye Makeup Video Tutorial from EyeLuvMakeup: M.A.C Ungaro

[ 4 ] January 9, 2011 |

I LOVE the look that “EyeLuvMakeup” does with this great MAC Ungaro palette.  I love it because it’s glam but not over done.  Very soft.

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DC Event: Get Your New Year’s Eve Makeup Fix

[ 2 ] December 29, 2010 |

I’ve got to give a shout out. One of my favorite makeup divas Nyeta Chesson will be making faces Fab-u-lous for New Year’s Eve here in the DC Metro area.  If you are wanting to get your face made up before heading out to all of the wonderful events and parties around town, she will […]

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Video: Great Holiday Party Makeup Tutorial for My Caramel Sistas

[ 3 ] December 17, 2010 |

This video from ShinyFashion on Youtube is titled “How to: Party makeup for dark skin“.  Um…this sista is NOT dark skinned by my standards as an African American woman…I’m just saying.  Never-the-less, it’s a great tutorial for my caramel brown divas out there.  I LOVE the color on her lids.  YAY, Urban Decay!  Party it […]

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